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Sunday, Nov 08, 2020

UFC Vegas 13: Glover Teixeira Submits Thiago Santos in Memorable Fashion

Glover Teixeira (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

Glover Teixeira likely moved into the #1 contender spot of the UFC’s light heavyweight division tonight, by submitting Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13.

Santos dropped Teixeira a couple of times in the headliner. But, Teixeira was able to score takedowns after being hurt and put his feared top game to work.

The 41-year-old contender secured a fight ending, rear-naked-choke in round three of the bout, which was his fifth, straight win.

Here are the complete results for UFC Vegas 13.

Glover Teixeira def. Thiago Santos via submission (rear-naked-choke) R3, 1:49

Andrei Arlovski def. Tanner Boser via unanimous decision(29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Raoni Barcelos def. Khalid Taha via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27., 30-27)

Giga Chikadze def. Jamey Simmons via TKO (kick & punches) R1, 3:51

Yan Xiaonan def. Claudia Gadelha via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Trevin Giles def. Bevon Lewis via TKO (punches) R3, 1:26

Alexandr Romanov def. Marcos Rogerio De Lima via technical submission (forearm choke) R1,  4:48

Darren Elkins def. Eduardo Garagorri via submission (rear-naked-choke) R3, 2:22

Max Griffin def. Ramiz Brahimaj via TKO (due to injury) R3, 2:03

Gustavo Lopez def. Anthony Birchak via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 2:43

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:58 am
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